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US sends warship towards Lebanon
Washington, Feb 29 (DPA) The US has sent a warship towards waters off the Lebanese coast in a show of support for stability in the region, US officials have said.

Friday, February 29, 2008 3:50:47 PM

Iraq approves execution of Chemical Ali
Baghdad, Feb 29 (Xinhua) The Iraqi presidential Council Friday approved the execution of Ali Hassan al-Majid, one of Saddam Hussein's aides.

Friday, February 29, 2008 2:54:38 PM

Cuba signs pacts with UN
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) Cuba has signed two pacts with the UN and said their implementation depended on the lifting of the 45-year-old US economic embargo against the communist-ruled island, Spain's EFE news agency reported Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 12:54:36 PM

Schiavone halts Henin's win streak in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 29 (DPA) Italian outsider Francesca Schiavone ended the reign of Justine Henin at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships here with a nervy 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) quarter-final victory.

Friday, February 29, 2008 10:42:05 AM

UAE's Masdar Initiative wins green prize
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Masdar Initiative, dedicated to developing future energy solutions, has been named the 'Cleantech Leader of the Year' by the Cleantech Forum.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 7:39:00 PM

UAE Red Crescent offers help to Palestinians
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) humanitarian and voluntary organization Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has offered humanitarian help to the needy and disabled in Palestine.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:04:57 PM

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli raid
Gaza/Ramallah, Feb 28 (DPA) Two Palestinian militants were killed when an Israeli army unit raided a refugee camp in West Bank Thursday, Palestinian hospital officials said.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 4:42:31 PM

UAE backs global efforts to develop alternative fuels
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it would support efforts of the international community for developing sustainable energy sources, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:39:15 PM

NRIs in Saudi Arabia to educate poor in India
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Expatriate Indians based in Saudi Arabia have launched a new forum to promote education and literacy among the poor and the underprivileged in India, particularly in Bihar and Jharkhand.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:22:57 PM

Bahrain to deport foreign workers who go on strike
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Bahrain will immediately deport foreign workers who go on strike and the employer will be issued new visas to replace the visas of those deported.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:20:16 PM

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